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All Events at Joel D Valdez Main on Week 4 Of April (26 events)

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4/17/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Drop-in Job Help

Our computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

4/17/2014
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Santa Rita Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Job Help

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Individual Job Counseling

A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

4/17/2014
Thursday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Storytime

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Toddler Storytime

Designed for children 18- to 36-months-old. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. Stories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.

4/17/2014
Thursday
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Santa Rita Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Book Club

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Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

This discussion group for men and women will share insights into a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction books. Adults and teens welcome to participate.

Additional information: For those attending the book club a two-hour free parking validation is available for the garage directly below the library. All are invited to bring their lunches for this free program.

We will discuss this month's reading selection, The Beginner's Goodbye by Anne Tyler.

Sharing a happy marriage with the plain and outspoken Dorothy, Aaron, a physically disabled man who spent his youth avoiding a controlling sister, is devastated by his wife's sudden death and moves through the grieving process with the help of her apparition.

You can pick up a copy of this month's book at the first floor information desk of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, starting March 21st

4/17/2014
Thursday
12:05pm - 12:55pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Lower Level Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

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Eat This, Not That

Based on the popular books on supermarket and fast food options, Eat This, Not That will offer great insights on how to better choose what you eat. Receive helpful information for choosing what to purchase for home made meals and restaurant dining. Information relates to healthy nutrition choices in regards to amounts of fat, sugar, sodium, chemicals and calories.
Presented by the Wellness Council of Arizona.

Free two-hour parking validation for program attendees who park in the garage below the library. Bring your lunch, if you wish, to this Food for Thought event.

4/17/2014
Thursday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Meeting Room
Categories:
Kids
Storytime
Family

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

4/17/2014
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Teen Room
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Poetry
Teens

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Teen Poetry in a Bottle

Celebrate National Poetry Month by writing a special message in a bottle. Poems in a bottle will be displayed in the teen room throughout the month of April.
All teens welcome.

4/18/2014
Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
LL1 Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Grants

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Fund Development Training

Presented by Deb Dale, CFRE, Partner of Smith & Dale, Nonprofit & Philanthropic Counsel.
This is a fun, basic introduction to fundraising/development. You will learn how everyone in your organization can help with fundraising, and you will get practice with the Ask or the face-to-face solicitation. This program is a good basis for an effective development effort in any nonprofit, whether you are a small shop or a veteran organization.

This training includes:

  • Culture of Philanthropy
  • Fundraising Best Practices
  • Ambassadors, Advocates, & Askers
  • Solicitation Training
  • Objections Overruled
  • Role Playing! Get the Appointment; Make the Ask!

Registration for this event is required. Register for this event online or call 791-4010

4/18/2014
Friday
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Santa Rita Room
Categories:
Adults
Arts & Crafts

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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Calling all downtown knitters and crocheters! Bring your hooks, needles, and lunches to Urban Yarns, an informal weekly gathering. Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library's latest fiber-themed books, and find inspiration for your next project.
For more information, call 520-791-4010.
Note: No instruction is provided.

Websites about knitting, crocheting, and weaving.

4/19/2014
Saturday
8:30am - 9:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Green Living

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Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Do you love to read and are you looking for a challenging and rewarding volunteer opportunity? The Pima County Public Library has a Books on Wheels (on bikes) program in Tucson and is looking for volunteers to help select books for homebound community members.

We invite you to attend a training session to be held at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. At the training session you'll hear more about the Books on Wheels program and learn the process of selecting books for participants.

Please fill out the application found here and bring it with you to the orientation. In order to reserve a spot at this orientation or if you have any questions, please e-mail Karen.Greene@pima.gov or call Infoline at 791-4010.

4/19/2014
Saturday
10:30am - 2:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor-Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Business
Business-SCORE
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Simple Steps to Starting Your Business

This 4-part workshop series will help you progress through the links in the chain for building value and a successful business.

Financial Projections: Learn the importance of financial planning, building your financial model, and understanding financial statements.

This workshop series is facilitated by SCORE Southern Arizona.

Part 3 of 4-part series.

This project (program) was supported with funds granted by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Arizona Secretary of State, under the Library Services and Technology Act, which is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Registration for this event is required. This event is full. Call #Registration.ContactPhone# for more information.

4/19/2014
Saturday
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Arts & Crafts
Family
Kids

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Family Literacy Fun!

Bored? Nothing to do? Fire those neural rockets in your brain and make something!

4/19/2014
Saturday
11:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Children's Room
Categories:
Kids
Preschool
Reading Buddies

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Read to a Dog

Children are invited to read to a Certified Therapy Dog. One of the favorite things for the dog to do is listen to children read lots of stories. Reading to a dog or other pet can help new and reluctant readers gain confidence, increase important reading skills, and develop a love of reading.

Find out more about Read to a Dog.

Thinking of adopting a pet? Learn more at Pima Animal Care Center.

4/21/2014
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor-Santa Rita Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Job Help

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Individual Job Counseling

A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

4/21/2014
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
2nd Floor Catalina Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Drop-in Job Help

Our computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, Internet searching and more. Signup is not required.

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